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. >>> breaking news into cnn. tragic news tonight from the world of country music. police officials confirm that singer mindy mccready has apparently committed suicide. the 37-year-old who broke on to the music scene in the mid-1990s and since then her career up and down with the drama of a very troubled personal life. again, this is just into cnn and we're just now getting it confirmed. i want to go live now to los angeles and dr. drew penski, an addiction medicine specialist and host of hln's "dr. drew." dr. drew, you have actually worked with her before. and we are actually confirming now through your contacts as well that she has died. what can you tell us about what happened to her? >> well, i don't know if people may or may not be aware, but she had been doing well and things were looking up for her. she had children with a boyfriend who ended up killing himself a few weeks ago. she was struggling after that. actually admitted herself to a psychiatric facility, and there's a cautionary tale here about the stigma of mental illness and the way in which the public attacks celebrities of
the legendary race. patrick told cnn's don lemon that she loves the idea of going beyond racing in general. >> one of the coolest things is to be able to think that parents and their kids are having that conversation at home about it. and to, you know, i've heard stories about, look, a kid, a boy or a girl, saying, but mommy, daddy, that's a girl that's out there racing, and then they can have that conversation to say, you can do anything you want to do and gender doesn't matter. your passion is what matters. and that's cool. >> patrick won the pole position by going more than 196 miles an hour, that's almost 200 miles an hour. the daytona 500 is sunday. >>> man's best friend is also a lifesaver. charlie, a border collie mix, is getting credit for saving mike cameron. first, charlie woke cameron up by jumping on his chest as a fire raged in his house in nova scotia last week. cameron says he got up and started looking for his cats. he said he collapsed by the door but felt charlie burning him out of the pulling house by his shoulders. cameron believe also the pooch rounded up the cats and
-old sister was shot and killed while walking with friends, one of whom may have been the intended target. cnn's ted rowlands has moran the story. he's joining us now. what are you finding out, ted? >> reporter: well, wolf, it is just another tragic story coming out of chicago. another teenager loses her life. as you mention, a 14-year-old girl who was up on stage with the president, listening to him talk about gun violence, would soon find out that her sister was also shot and killed. when president obama returned to chicago last week to talk about gun violence, 14-year-old destiny warren was one of the high school students standing behind him. a few hours later, destiny's 18-year-old sister was shot and killed in this alley in north chicago. >> all this gun violence that's going on out here, you never think it will be your child. this is the hardest thing for me in my life. >> reporter: according to family members, jenay wasn't the intended target. the same was apparently true in 15-year-old heidi's murder. her parents also attended the president's chicago speech where he said this about the
, this is just into cnn and confirmed. i want to go live now to los angeles and dr. drew penski, an addiction medical specialist and host of hln's "dr. drew" and you have worked with her before. and we are actually confirming now through your contacts as well that she has died. what can you tell us about what happened to her? >> well, i don't know if people may or may not be aware, but she had been doing well and things were looking up for her. she had children with a boyfriend who ended up killing himself a few weeks ago. she was struggling after that. actually was admitted herself to a psychiatric facility, and there's a cautionary tale here about the stigma of mental illness and the way in which the public attacks celebrities of which take care of themselves, and she was so fearful of the stigma and the way people were responding to her being hospitalized that she checked herself out prematurely and we have what we have. >> as i sit here looking at the picture, i am remembering a story from a while back that involved a child in custody with her? >> yes, a long struggle to regain custody of
here on cnn it will be a fascinating story. looking at some of the letters. they are revealing. thank you so much for watching. i appreciate it. we had a good time. hope you learned something. we are going to see you back here at 10:00 p.m. eastern. it is called cop killer. inside the hunt for christopher corner. it will begin in a couple of seconds. right here on cnn. >>> this is a story of man who swore to uphold the law, to safeguard the public. that's how it began for los angeles police cadet named christopher corner. it ended in a fiery shoot-out after a deadly manhunt capping terror. his promise to protect had become a vow of vengeance. his duty to serve a mission to mete out punishment to people who fired him p from the roots of his rage, terror he inflicted to the terror that consumed him. killer cop. inside the hunt for christopher corner. here's randi kaye. >> it has been a terrifying two weeks for law enforcement in southern california. as a lone gunman and ex-cop fueled by anger set out on a killing rampage. the story of one man that raged. for almost a decade, irvine, cal
. >> thank you, dr. drew. i'm don lemon at the cnn headquarters in atlanta. thank you for watching. i will see you back here again next weekend. >>> this is story of a man who swore to uphold the law, and that is how it began for a police cadet named christopher dorner, but it ended after a deadly manhunt and a reign of terror. his duty to serve and to mete out punishment for the men and women of the police force that mattered to him. and then from the roots of the rage and to the rage and the inferno that consumed him. our search for a cop killer. randy kaye. >>> it has been a long two weeks as a lone gunman fueled by anger set out on a killing rampage. tonight from los angeles, we bring you the story of one man who waged a deadly war of retribution, and take you inside one of the largest manhunts in los angeles police history. >> reporter: for almost a decade irvine, california, has been known as the safest city in america. but in early february, this l.a. suburb was the scene of a terrible double murder. a crime that at the time offered no hint of the terror the come. the call came
lost her, and it didn't have to go down like this. >> thank you, dr. drew. i'm don lemon at the cnn headquarters in atlanta. thank you for watching. i will see you back here again next weekend. >>> this is story of a man who swore to uphold the law, and that is how it began for a police cadet named christopher dorner, but it ended after a deadly manhunt and a reign of terror. his duty to serve and to mete out punishment for the men and women of the police force that mattered to him. and then from the roots of the rage and to the rage and the inferno that consumed him. our search for a cop killer. randy kaye. >>> it has been a long two weeks as a lone gunman fueled by anger >>> it has been a long two weeks as a lone gunman fueled by anger set out on a killing rampage. tonight from los angeles, we bring you the story of one man who waged a deadly war of retribution, and take you inside one of the largest manhunts in los angeles police history. >> reporter: for almost a decade irvine, california, has been known as the safest city in america. but in early february, this l.a. suburb was
're going to see you back here tomorrow for "starting point." "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins now. >>> happening now, breaking overnight, investigators releasing new details about what happened that valentine's day at oscar pistorius' house. his family this morning breaking their silence. >> we have no doubt here there's no substance for the allegations. >>> plus -- ♪ >> shock in the music world. country star mindy mccready committing suicide. tragedy striking her family twice in just weeks. >> she had children with a boyfriend who ended up killing himself a few weeks ago. >>> also, pain at the pump. gas up, way up. find out what's behind the rise. >>> plus not the boys club anymore. danica patrick, the superstar on the speedway breaking records. >> you can do anything you want to do, and gender doesn't matter. >> can abouting tbecoming the f nascar history to capture the pole position. >> i love that to go beyond racing in general, just to kind of break gender barriers. >> "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning. thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. family, fri
appearing had been his show says as far as he knew, she was getting better. he spoke to cnn's don lemon last night. listen. >> she actually been doing very well. things were looking up for her. she had children with a boyfriend who ended up killing himself a few weeks ago. she was struggling after that. actually was admitted herself to a psychiatric facility. and there's a cautionary tale about the stigma of mental illness and the way in which the public attacks celebrities who take care of themselves. she became so fearful of the stigma and the way people were responding to her being hospitalized that she actually checked herself out prematurely and now we have what we have. >> you know, the mccready was not afraid to talk about her troubles. she posted a message to her fans on the website saying i haven't had a hit in a decade. i spent my fortune, tarnished my public view and made myself the brunt of punch line after punch line. i've been beaten, sued, robbed, arrested, jailed, and evicted but i'm still here. you know the heart of all these struggles she ultimately leaves two children with
is to have things back to normal by the time school starts. c-n-n's phil black is in russia and checked in with one of the schools damaged by the meteor blast. this small siberian village is usually a quiet place. one thousand people living just south of the city of chelyabinsk. but on friday morning they like everyone in the region were shocked by what they saw. an intense light. followed by a trail of smoke across the sky. kindergarten worker olga matveeva says the 20 children who were in this room ran to the windows when they saw the light. but she felt something was wrong and moved them away. she says she was still facing the windows when the meteor's shockwave hit. as the windows blew in, flying glass cut olga's face and hands. she says she didn't notice because she was worried about the children. most were safe but terrified. but one was bleeding heavily. three year old sasha suffered deep cuts to her head and face. her mother marina ivanovna ran to the kindergarten after she heard the blast. >> "i was shaking," she says. >> "i grabbed her and started to calm her down. a lot of ki
go through anything this painful. >> she really struggled. cnn nichelle turner live for us this morning. >> a very talented and troubled life she led. mindy mccready recently was seeking help. checking into rehab earlier this month she appeared with dr. drew on his show, celebrity rehab. as far as he knew, she was trying to get better. he spoke to don lemon last night. >> she had actually been doing very well. things looking up for her. she had children with a boyfriend who ended up killing himself a few weeks ago. she was struggling after that. actually admitted herself to a psychiatric facility. and there is a cautionary tale about the stigma of mental illness and the way the public attacks celebrities who take care of themselves. she became so fierceful of the stigma and the way people responding to her being hospitalized that she actually checked herself out prematurely and now we have what we have. >> at the heart of mccready's struggle, she leaves two kids without their mother. 6 years old and 10 months old. that's the heart-breaking aspect to the tragedy. soledad, mc
the deadly valentine's day shooting at the home of oscar pistorius. cnn is reporting that his girlfriend, model reeva steevkamp, was shot four times through a bathroom door. pistorius reportedly picked her up and carried her downstairs while she was alive. there are also reports that banned steroids were found inside the home. s&p's agent says he's -- oscar pistorius's agent says he's canceled all appearances. >> it's a tragedy of events that's unfolded. we can only give oscar our support. >> the meantime, private funeral services for reeva steevkamp will be held tomorrow in her hometown. family members say her body was returned to port elizabeth yesterday. coming up at 8:30, we'll bring you a live report from south africa for the very latest on the investigation. >>> 7:35. city college of san francisco has less than one month to submit its plan for making financial reforms. one higher education group says the state's rules could be hammering efforts to meet the march 15th deadline. the group points to a he roo choirment giving city colleges academic power to make decisions alongside adm
as to how these things happen. he called cnn. they did a one-hour program, which is just aired a few months ago. they're still broadcasting it. they talked about that. last year 15,000 people died from the misuse of prescription drugs. these are young lives. they did not have to die that way, you know. the program on tv. i got hundreds of e-mails from people. hundreds of families to of lost their children the same way. every day we read something in the paper, in the wall street journal, new york times where they're talking about a prescription painkillers and how they are being used -- abused. a lot of times people did not even know if you take a prescription drug and mix it with alcohol it is legal. so finally i told president clinton that's what we want to do is support the foundation in helping how to prevent future deaths. these floods can easily be saved you know. he was gracious enough to help us in this mission, and that is why i am here. thank you very much. [applause] >> next, commissioner ray kelly of the new york police department. >> thank you. i want to think the clinton found
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